Sarah Curry


Posts by Sarah Curry (page 9)

  • NC transportation bonds as reaction to Feds inability to pay promised Transportation $

    McCrory was a quoted governor on the transportation funding problem in Washington D.C. and how it will effect the states. “Once you start reacting to growth as opposed to preparing for growth, you’ve waited too long,” said North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, a Republican who is proposing a $2.8…
    Sarah Curry, July 30, 2015
  • Will Glass-Steagall come back?

    An article from The Hill: Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-Minn.) said Wednesday that re-implementing Glass-Steagall, a law designed to break up big banks is “probably not realistic.” The head of the Financial Services Roundtable in Washington and a 2012 presidential contender’s comments made his comments in response to former…
    Sarah Curry, July 30, 2015
  • Federal Debt….they still want more

    It seems like the issue of federal debt and the amount they want to issue will never go away.  Treasurey Secretary Jack Lew told Congress yesterday that the nation has a new deadline, October 30th.  After that date, lawmakers need to extend the debt limit, according to Lew, to keep…
    Sarah Curry, July 30, 2015
  • 8 in every 10 Americans are in debt

    Pew Charitable Trusts released a report which examined debt through the generations.  Below are some of the key findings from the report.  Click on this link if you want to read more details about the report. Key Findings 8 in 10 Americans have debt, with mortgages the most…
    Sarah Curry, July 30, 2015
  • What Senate leaders plan to do about NC’s Transportation needs

    A press conference was held today by the NC Senate about what they planned to do regarding North Carolina’s transportation funding needs.  Here is a press release summarizing the press conference: Raleigh, N.C. – Sen. Bill Rabon (R-Brunswick) joined co-chairs and members of the Senate transportation committees on Wednesday to…
    Sarah Curry, July 29, 2015
  • New Transportation Funding proposals to be released today

    A press release from the NC Senate was sent out this morning about a news conference on transportation funding proposals.  The press release is below. Raleigh, N.C. – Sen. Bill Rabon (R-Brunswick), along with co-chairs and members of the Senate committees on transportation, will host a news conference Wednesday, July…
    Sarah Curry, July 29, 2015
  • Durham County School Employees join state retirement plan

    The Retirement Systems Division and the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer announced yesterday that Durham County School District has decided to allow its employees to participate in the NC 403(b) Program. The NC 403(b) Program is a state-sponsored defined contribution program.  Durham County School District joins 39 other…
    Sarah Curry, July 28, 2015
  • Moody’s Ranks local governments by pension liabilities, NC cities come in with low liabilities

    Moody’s Investor Service just released a report of the 50 largest local governments in the United States and their pension burdens.  The findings show that 31 of the 50 governments increased their pension burdens from the last analysis done by Moody’s. The report said the fiscal year 2013 median adjusted…
    Sarah Curry, July 28, 2015